Here’s the comet taken from our rooftop, overlooking Loma Linda University Medical Center’s new towers.

Star Trails for Christmas Eve

For this Christmas Eve, I thought it would be interesting to post star trails taken from Loma Linda. Surprisingly, there were many more visible stars over lighted San Bernardino. Flight paths from air traffic in and out of nearby airports add some interest. This picture was captured last night from…

Solar Eclipse

A solar eclipse happened late this afternoon. The maximum was at 18:38 local time. The path of totality passed through northern California, where viewers would see an annular eclipse. Here in Loma Linda, we only observed partial occlusion.

Winter Storm

In all the years that we’ve lived in this area, we have never had such torrential rains as this. Mountain View became like a roaring river, and I almost slid into it because of the slick mud along Allen Way. Mud flowed into many homes, most of which were on…

Fire Damage

This whole weekend was a blur. On Friday afternoon, after the Resident Research Seminar, after a relaxing swim, and less than a half hour after leaving the Barton Road house, I get a call from my brother. He tells me that our house is on fire. I rush back after…

Red Sky on New Year’s Day

The sky on this day was amazing. After being partly cloudy in the afternoon, the sky gradually turned a bright intense crimson just around the time of sunset.

Chinese Church at 25 Years

Loma Linda Chinese Seventh-day Adventist Church celebrated 25th anniversary. The morning service was filled with with music. A gourmet Chinese banquet with a dinner performance program finished off the evening.